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Samoset Middle School

Library Media Center

Librarian: Mrs. Virginia Goldhammer
Hours: Monday to Friday: 8:14 AM to 3:17 PM




"Statewide Internet-Ready Library"

The Samoset Library Media Center offers students and staff access to state of the art literature and information resources. The library media program positively contributes to students' educational success. It supports standards driven education initiatives and provides instruction integrated with the school curriculum. The development of lifelong readers and information literate learners is the primary mission of the school library media center. Access to print, non-print and electronic information is available in the library. These information resources include books, periodicals, research databases, the Internet, audio and visual materials. Some of the library’s specific resources are listed below.


Print Resources

  • Over 14,000 volumes of books
  • Fiction Collection
  • Non-Fiction Collection
  • Reference Collection
  • Biography Collection
  • Short Story Collection
  • Picture Book Collection
  • Professional Collection
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Maps
  • Pathfinders
  • Bibliographies
  • Webographies

Electronic Resources

  • Remote access to library information, resources, databases and services via library Web page
  • 35 networked computers
  • 3 printers
  • Automated online public access catalog (OPAC)
  • Virtual Reference Collection
  • Bookmarked curriculum related Internet web sites
  • Word processing/Desktop publlishing software
  • Audio/Visual Presentation Equipment
  • Interactive Smartboard
  • An Educational Digital Multimedia Library

Non-Print Resources

  • Audio Books
  • Compact Discs
  • DVDs
  • E-Books


“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.”
-Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut!